Wednesday, February 4, 2009

In the Ministry of Internal Affairs called the leading cause of deaths of Russian journalists.

In the MIA of Russia described the reason for which most often killed by Russian journalists. According to the Head of Public Relations Office Valeria Gribakina, which cites Itar-Tass, the media staff killed in the course of conflicts arising in the home soil.
According to Gribakina, the percentage of attacks related to authorization and investigative journalists, is small. "When criminals are victims of media correspondents, fellow journalists rushing to conclusions and as a basic version highlights the professional activities of victim" - the representative of Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Note that according to the report of Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), published in December 2008, this year in Russia, four journalists were killed.

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